A small plane exploded during a crash this afternoon in a mining area between the municipalities of Itaituba and Jacareacanga, in southwestern Pará. The pilot, identified as Danilo Alves, 37, died instantly. The aircraft would be carrying fuel.
The aircraft, registered PT-JIH, crashed at Garimpo do Penedo, located 320 km from the municipality of Itaituba.
The accident was confirmed by the Center for Investigation and Prevention of Aeronautical Accidents (CENIPA), which reported that investigators from the First Regional Service for Investigation and Prevention of Aeronautical Accidents (SERIPA IV), in Belém, went to the location to investigate the case, through of an initial action.
The procedure consists of identifying evidence, photographing scenes, removing parts of the aircraft for analysis and listening to witness reports, in addition to gathering documents to investigate the causes of the accident.
The FAB informed that there is no time foreseen for this activity to occur, always depending on the complexity of the occurrence, but the conclusion of the investigations will take the shortest time possible, always depending on the complexity of each occurrence and also on the need to discover the contributing factors .